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Full text of "Lyra Davidica: or, A collection of divine songs and hymns, partly translated from the High-German, and Latin hymns; and set to easy and pleasant tunes, for more general use. The musick engrav'd on copper plates"

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LYRA D AVID ICA: 

A Colledion of Divine 

SONGS and HYMNS, 

5::^X-'A^ a r,t l y ^^,...^, 

.New Compofcd, partly Tranflatcd 
' from the Hi^i-Qerrnm^ and L:itin HYMNS : 
And fet to eafy and pleafant Tuues, for 
more "General 13 fe. ''\'V -' 

TheMufick EngravM on Copper Plates. 



^ /p. XXIV. XVI,. XIV, XV. 

lErorn the {^ly^^ili of the Earth rrehive he^^ird %o?igs : 

,v' kven Glory to the Rightecus. They Jl;a!i Sing for 

' V the M^jefi-y of the Lord j they fluU Ciy aloud from the 

5^^. . yyherefoie Glorify ye the Lord in the Jflescf 

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Printed for J'.Walfli, Servant to Her Majefty, at the 
Hary and Hchcy in Katherine-Street^ near Scmcrfct- 
Houfe in xYvtStrrjid: And J. Hare^ Inftrument- 
makcr, at the Golden Viol and P.ace in Comhill near 
the Koyd^Exchmie : And P. K^ndjlj at the Violin 
L find Lute by Tiiids'grays Courts \Yitho\it ror.^l?^ 
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To u.^ vVorihy and Eftcem'd J^^.^ 

Mr miLUM "PATEKSEN: 

As Approvd of Skill 

In the Great or P(?//V/<:.^^ Harmon)^ j 
^ Like the r/^.^.'r;; ArtilT, 
Who Received h.s Lute from Mercnrjy 
\ By the Mufick' of Eloc[uence^ and Powerful 
V Perfwafive, Charming the Infenfible^ 
'As Stones, into Regularity and V N ITX\ 
yy This Concert of D/'77/> Harmonyy , 
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j( '^^^ d under the fame Conftellation 
^^ V iL.i that more General Concent, 
In which He has Performed fo Exquifitea P*tA/ : - ^ 
And as Acknowledgment of Favour 

From HIM, and J/75j^ 
With their Benign Influences on 
Its Formation and Produ£l j 
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j\ S there has been of Lite Tears a great 'Revival of the 

■jLa Genius of Aiufick in General^ and great Improve^ 

merits of it in Divine Vfe\ fuch Numbers taught to Sm^ 

'^ in the CoufHry^ and in the Education of Childr/:n^ both a 

Care irt their Governors^ and a Fropenfity in theinfelves 

for the Exercife of Singing to the Traife of God : Jt has 

been thought fomewhat Ntw in this kind^ that might be 

. .^fuited to all Capacities ; and of a little freer Air than the 

gra,ve Movernc?it of the Ffalm Tunesy might be both fea^ 

. fonahle and acceptable j th. re being little or nothing ad^ 

njancd of this Nature am^ngiisy but what is quite thro 

fet to Mufick-y and fo of lef J General Vfe* * - 

It is Obfrvable, that in Germany, rvlere they have 

fuch abundance of Divine So72gs and^ Hymns^ fet tojjjort and 

pleafant Tunes ^ and of more Airy Aiovemtnt \ the Vea^ 

[ant at his Plow^ the Servants at their Lchovr^ the Cr/iU 

dren in the Street ; and generally Perfcns both at their 

Jmploy^ and in. their Diver fin} ^ rnake ufe of theje for ths 

Exprejfion of their Mirth j and have no fi:ch Cnflome as 

< we unhappily labour undcr^ of Ballads and Profane Songs ^ 

Tvhich tend fo much to Vitiate the Mnds of thel^curger 

fort'^ and Entertain the wicked Inclinations of others. And 

■ as it is found they generally haze the Start of us both in 

'Religion and Reformation^ foifin this Point alfo we could 

.follow them J it might be the Tr an fpl anting a Flower into 

J "our Solly that would yield a grateful Savour both to God 

' and Man. * 

The Ground of this V/orky was a ColleElion and Compoft^ 

t'lonfor Private ZJfe y inwhich were two or three cf the 

} \3erman Hymns • to which others were recommended to 

\ - he Added by fcryic of that Is^ationy and Encouragement gi-^ 

vsn of good AccejtMCs-i if they weie made Publick. Ths 



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; 7 ' /T^he P R E F A C^E. 

£ditor has more of thij kind by him^ nhl h If Providenct 
fi appoint may follow, a?7d the Dcfign be carried an ta 
jomctlnngin.hr^^ for the Vfe of th, greater Trofic^ents 
. j . coth m Mufck, and Religion. 

I ' ! . . ThatfomethUa mne particular in foint of Gratitude U 

t> ; ygt medfulto be MvatJc'd, in a Nation that above all o- 

\ . iher has had the Experience offuch jurpnfng Favours and 

I peculiar Blejfwgs, I believe none will deny : And 'tis for 

j the Excitement of this Spirit, and as a Mite of 7hankfal 

Oblation to the Fountain of Mercies and Blefinfs to^ 
^arus the afpeafng his Indignation, and averting his 
Judgments, and for the Continuation of his Goodnefs to ///, 
that this Defign is Ultimately Intended, Let us above all 
ctrjcrs. Sing for the Majelly oj the Lord, and let his Namt 
ce Glorified m This our Ifle. And we fliaU find 'the Af^ 
ccnding Echo ofPraifefor Mercies Received, Returned and 
Ke- Echo' d from the Heavens, in Mercies Multiply'd, 

■ Tea, It will re feci Glory alfo upon Us, upon our QVEENy 
and upon our Kingdom ; from the Glory of His Frelence\ 
and ^t he Smile ef his Countenance, Ev'a Glory to the 
Righteous. So may the Ghry of our Ife, and of our 

■ Kingdom Increafe, in and from the Glory c/His breahng 
forth amo-ng us, r,nd Shining upon us, 

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A TABLE , 

or t!x HYMNS Contain'd in this 

BOOK. "^' 

ALLPraifcto thee: An Evening Hymn. - p. 2.. 
AvpAkcinySouL A Morning liyran. , p.i. 
AvpaJiC th: f^cice. iVacht auft ! m ft tins > p. 73. 

Ca?i I ceafe my God, Solt tch mcmen Gott, Comme- 
moration of God's Mercies. ' - p. 22.* 
Christ our Lord is Fije7\ Er(landc?i Ist dcr. p. 12, 
Co?/;ff Holy Ghofr,' Kom Heiliger Geilf, A Peuteccltal 
Hymn. ^ - . . " P* 5^- 
Gloria Patri. p. 7Z, 
God is cur Refuge, EinfeUc bnrg. Lntherh Hymn go- 
ing to Worr?7s. P' 7S- 
Hail rny ^ouV s mie Comforter. Sdve Cordis Gau^ 
dittm, - ' p. 29; 
How fairly Shines. Wie fchon lenchut. p» 4^. 
How longfweet Lord, p. 3^, 
How 'fweet the Angel Trumpets^ A Sacramental ' 
Hymn. ' ' p. 8. 
./Jefus Chrijl is Eifen to Day, A Refurredioa. 
' Hymn. p.. u. 
Jefus my Loving Spoufe, > ." p. 61, 
Jefus my Memrjjys fweet. Jefi dulcis memoria. St. 
Bernard^ Jubile. p. 14. 
Tn thislVorlls hm. For the Sabbath. ^ p. 66, 
Let Juhil Trumpets, Jn dulci Jubllo. On the Birth of 
Chrill. p. 7. 
Lord now my Sleep. A Midnight Hymn- p. 4. 
Uy.SoHl and All Praife for the Divine Good - 
nefs. p, 3^. 
OdlyeWcrlsofCod. p. jg, 
O my Soul with, hUehe dish 7?nne',. For 5piritiial 
Watchfulnef?. P» 53 



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A T A B L E. 

. O Sacred Teace'. p. 3 

j ^ Oht Good ar.d "Vnlvcrf^il. Lord's Prayer Para 
j \ phras'd. ' ' p 2, 

I ;! Ki[c O mySouL An Afpiration. , p* 38 

t Sacred FUr.Hs of Love Divine* . '. _. 'lir^rrrr p. 16* 

' Si'figtO the Lord. " ■"- p. ^9. 

Sweef Jefus xpho. Mcin Hertz^ens Jefu, Of the Ex'- 
. cellence of Chrift. P* 44.. 

Temptations Lord befei: Meditation for Koon. p. 55, 
That Glory TTf ay, ;.._:., p. 77. 

7hy Servants Lord. "^p, ^p. 58, 

The UNION Hymn. . . .; ^ p. w/f. 



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A Wake my Soul, \Wc this day o're^ 
As if thou (vert, to hVe no more. 
Lord, I my Vowes to *thee renew •, 
Difpel my Sins as Morning De^^v. 

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Awake my Soulf on Gad rcfleft^ 
Whofe Eyes all day thy ways infpcd. 
Lord, Guard me lea ft I fhould Tranfgrefs^ 
LoM^ all" my motions Guide and Blef». 

Awake my Sout as Noon-tide Clear^ 
;Let thy Integrity appear. 
Return all Heavens bsnignefl: rays, ^ 
in ardent Love, and Sprightly Fraift.- 

Awake my Strings, Tunc to niy Heirtv. 
And with the Angels bear your part; 
Who all Night long Unwearied Sing:,- 
All Glory to th' Eternal K-ing> 

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May your Devotion me Infpire : 
l^hat I like yon my Age may fpead"^ 
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^2 . An E^jentng Hjmn. 

I^Iay I iLxc you in God delight ; 
And always have my God in light; 
Perform (like you; my Makers "vvilf: 
And never never more do ill. 

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Had I your Wings to Heaven I'd flic. 
But Love (hall that defect fupply; 
And my Soul \Vi:ig'd with warm defire. 
Shall ail day long to Heav'n afplrc. 

Glory to thee who fif^ hafl kept, ^ - - 
And hafc refrefht me whiift I'llcpt. 
Grant Lord, when I from Death awake, ■ / - ^ 
J may of Endlefs Life partake. . . '.' A 

to. ; ' I ' r'- . 

I would not wake, nor rife again ; "-"* ' 
Ev'n Heaven it felf I would difdain ; 
Wert thou not there to be Enjoy'd, • ..^•..,.' 
And I in Hymns to be Imploy'd. * ^..-T^*!''- • 

• tjeav n is, dear Lord, where e're thou art. 
Oh! never then from mc depart, 
For to my Soul 'tis Hell to be, -. •• 
Bat one fad moment. without Thee- »'•'. ,^ -. 

Glory to Thee •, be thou this DayV''' ^ ^ ^'^ '* 
In all I think, or do, or fay. 
That all my Powers their force may raife. 
And all Day long recite thy Praife.: 

AnEve-ing HYiVIN. 

To the far):: Time. 

A-Tf. Piulfc totlicc rmy God) this Night, 
£X lov all The Jik-iTuigs of the Light. 
Kap me, Oh keep me. King of Kinpc, 
• • Under thiiie -own Almighty Wings." 2. For 



An Evening Hjtnn^ J 

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Forgive me Lord for thy dear Son, 
The 111 that I this d:iy have done, . 

Tlwt v/iththe World, my fcif, and thee 
1 e're I Sleep at Peace, may be. ' 

Teach me to Live, that I may dread, - - ->- . 
The Grave as little as my Bed. > . •: :yi 
Teach,me to Die, that fo I may, 
Triumphix]g Rife at the laft Day^ 
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Oh let my Soul ia thee repofe. 
And with fweet Sleep mine Eye-Lids clofe. 
iSuch Sleep as may more Vigorous make^ ''« \ 
To Praife my God when I awake. ?:: I ^-i. 
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When on my Bed I Senfelefs lie, rn c,: 
My Soul with Heavenly thoughts fupply. 
Let no 111 Dreams dillurb my Rell \ -- ■ .^''\ 
No Powers of Darknefs me molefr. *:j' V 

Dull Sleep does me of Life deprive j ,- _ 
1 am but half my days alive. 
Oh my dear Lord, hov/ am I griev'd, 
To lie fo long of thee bereav'd. *^ . 

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, But though Sleep, o'er my Frailty Reigns, 

Let it not hold me long in Chains \ 

But now and then let loofe my Heart, /- 

Till it an HalUhjah Dart. 

8. : 
The fafler Sleep the Sence does bind. 

The more unfctter'd is the Mind : 
Oh! May my Soul from mittcr free. 
Thy unvaird Good nefs Waking fee. 

when (hall I in Endlefs Day, ^ 

For ever chafe dark Sleep away ? 

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And cndlcfs Praife, with Heavenly Choir, 
InccfTant Sing and never tive. ; . 

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Oh ! May my Guardian whilfl: I Hcep, * 
Clofe by my Bed his Vigils keep; 
-And in my flead all the Night long, ' ; 
Pay to my God a grateful Song. 






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. T<i the (imc ^une, 

T Ord now my Sleep doth me forfake, • 
-L^ The fole PolTefiion of me take ; 
Letno Suggcftion me illude ; 
No one polluted Thought intrude*' - - - 
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Blefl Angels, v/hilil we filent Yi^j 
Your hlalle!uj.dis Sing on High. . 
You^ ever Wakeful near the Throne^ 
Prodrate Adore, the Three in One. • - 

I, now Awake, v;ith you do joyn, •; 
Te praifcL my God with Hymns Divine:' 
With you in Heaven 1 hope to dwell \ 
And bid the World and Night farewet. 

When I, O Lord, Ihake off this Duft^ 
My Soul to Thee I v/il! ituriin:: 
Oh make me thy peculiar Care, 
Some Heavenly iVlaulion mc prepare: 

Give me a Placs at thy Saints Fecr, 
Or fonie Fall'n Angel's vacant Scat :. 
I'll flrive to Sing as loud as they 
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yl Midnight Hjm/;. -) 

Oh! May I alUvays ready Hand, 
My Lamp I^ill birning 'in my Hand. 
May 1 in fight of Hcav'n rcjoyce, ^ ^ ; ' 
When ere 1 hear the Bridea,Toom*s Voice; t • 

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Glory to thee vnth Light arrayM, 
Who Light thy D\velling Place haft made. 
An Immenfe Orb of brighteft Beams, 
From thine all Glorious Godhead ftreams. 

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The Sun in its Meridian Light, 
Is very Darknefs in thy Sight. . 

My Soul Enlighten, and Inflame ^a*;...:^ i 

With Thoughts, and Love of thy Great Xame. ''»:<r.v" . 

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Oh! Jf/}/, than pn Heav n intent, 

Whole Nights hall in Devoiion fpent : 

But I, fi-ail Creature quickly tire, ■ - . ^ 

And all my Zeal dothfoon expire. . , 

lo. • 

My Soul, why doft thou w6ary gtow, 
Of Antedating Heaven below ? 

Of that dearPraife, and Joy, and Love, • • • 

Which ihall Eternal be Above ? ' ' 

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New Vigour Lord to me impart*, 
Frefh Ardours breath into my Hearty I , 

Wake all my Powers, wake every Strings j 

Whilll: to my God, my Lauds I Sing. f , 

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Lord, leall the Tempter I'tie fcrrprrfe, ' ; 

Keep over me thy Watchful Eyes r 
Guard me a Sleep or Wake from Hi, j 

<4 And firft and lalV my Spirit fill. " 



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O Charming -lafincy. 
My Hejrr it piiuts for thee ; 
Chcanny anx'ious Miad, 
Look, look f.vect Babe on mc, 

-With all thy Graces kind i.-" " 
Q Princely Majcfty, :• ' --' ' y'-'- 

Draw me after thee, Hdraw me,^ ^^-2 

C Love oth' Father dear, ;"f ^ -^'-"f^-- -igr-.Vi--: 
More meekly Shining here :'^'^' "" :i ^ '-,•-1"','^. 

We'd in Hell been chainM, ' ,". 

Incellant Flames to bear : .._.. . _rt.--^^ .. 

.But he for us Regain'd ■'S^^'^ry^''^^'^^.' 
.The Glories of the Sphere. "'~'. " '' -::v— "Vj/ 

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O Joy where art thon foui^l-^^-^-':^^^H 
OnParadtjh^ Ground^ ^ '- "^>''" f^ >f-^' 

Where the Angels Sing, 
And //j//^/wy4/;; Sound. - .__._.....__.. 

Where the Cymbals ring V'""?^-HS:Fi^J: ■ 
And where the King is Crown'd. ~-^" 

There may webcYound. [There may ^e^c.]} 

~ Commemorstidn cf^ Chrijl'*s DeatL'^'^ ' 
, ~ ' /^; : . ^„-i:A rSxcrameittd Hymn. ^- - . , 
^'¥q the Tune of ^ Sweet Jefu,' who my WiniFuifils. 



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For our Divine rcpaHing ! / 

O Sacred Gate, for us unbarr'd 
To Pieafurcj Everlafbing! 

^cfiis is Df^anna^ Bread Divine. 

5^fy«iisGyl, isMilfCand Wine, 

And Honey to our Tailing. : -'.V;* ;7. 

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Who would not, Lord, Remefhbef T^e^i 

On all fuch Bkll Occafions ? 
pcan thy CrpTs e^er buried be ' 

In Worldly Occupations ? 
OTree fodry^ fuch Fruitto bring 
As ne'er in Paradife did fpring, 

Fo;- Healing of the Nations 

O Love, that makes rhch Joys to Tpring 
In fuch ^e^p Scenes of Mourning! 

TheGrpfs, the Spear, the Deadly Sting 
To Healthful Ufes turning. V . 

Death's Servant made, to break tht Bread i 

And Pierce the Font of Wine faRed> 
With Flames Cekftial burning. 

l^nto v/hat Myfteries mull we div^t 

In this Divine Ilefeftio^ ? 
We Live to Die, we Die to Lxvtj 
. In Blifsful Rcfurreftion. 
Dear Lord, v/ho would no^ Die with tbee^ 
In Death the New-Births Gate to f^c ^ 
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O Lord Extend thyChiricy ... ,,..> . , ^ 

To thy poor Flock disjoynted i \;' )/^- jV-':-'// 
• Reflore thy Churches Unity, ^ 

As when 'tv/as firil Appointed.. ^ ^^ / :-__^.j ... 
I O let us Live in Love with Thee>. -virj -,j;J m^I 
1 And in Fraternal Amity, .^ %:::0 h-f.*;..'^ O 

I With Oyl of Grace Anointed., j An;hi:l*i oi' 
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j To God the Fathtr^ Fund of Grace,'; j''j;VV-i;Vu - 
i His Exprefs Image fending •, "-.V^..;,.i».| v ? ^^ * 
\ The Sc??, the Brightnefs of his Face, '" ^ * ' - ■ 
{ " The Veil of Darknefs rending •, ^^ .^. j ; ...•^. , ; ;^ 
i j And to the Spirit be Glory, Powt, . [ j^-^'j/i ; v lO 
jj And Kingdom^ now, as was before^f^ v.!: r::jC 
; And Ih^ri be never Ending. . • ,' ,1 .> vi!:.{-;-v/ nl " 
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"AH: ;yc Females from your Fright, HuH, &c. 

.. .Take to Caliic your Flight : HalU 
To his fad Dirdplcsfay, Hall. 
Jefus ^Chrisl is Rlfcn to Day. Hall. 

in our P^yr/;.:?/ Joy and Fcafl. Hallr 
Let the Lord of Life be blcH, HuH. 
Let the Holy Triac be praised, HalL 
And thankful Hearts to Heaven be rais'd, lUlL 



. ,_^.,™ .^AR^furrcciion Dialogue. 
) I *" l^rjUndm ijl der Heiltge Chrijl. 

To th: [ams Tune, ' • '' 

y^i^^V/ bur Lord isRi^ Day, UaII &c, 
V> Chrid our Life, our Light, our Way, Hj^H 
Th"* Object of our Love and Faith \ HalL 
Who bur dy *d to Conquer Death. HaII. 



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I To Dcdevv theh" Savioi's To nb •, Hj^IL 

\ .yi:fiis feek anioilg the Dead, HjH. 

I Fsr from thofe Dark Regions fled. Ha!L 

\ ...,TvYa5rrgLVtAngeIs^ that appear, H^IL >n... 

I TMsSsIute'em ', He's not here. Hall. "vT 

I -BihifeS(!vrFov/> Slio^^ 

j' V/tli'cQm'etb' your Rife n king, ii/^//.^ 

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f .. ^^]:2^)j. feeili^icous- Angels, fay wha\ place, Ball. 

; -D^i, J-:riS char min g Prefence Grace ? //:i//. 

! '^t.iS. m;j^ Eyes ;; then bid Rejoyce-: Z:^^//. 
"JM^ii ta Bikr^ I'll, tunc nl^ Voices i-a/!?. 



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A Refiirrectior. Diilcgfic.^ i"^ 

Jn^cl. Firft the Sacred Place behold^ H.ilL 
Did your Brcathlcfs Lord infold. H^^IL. 
See the Cloath which bound his Head, '/fv/^.. . 
Proves he's Rifcu from the Dead. Hall. 

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Mary. True 'tis To : The empty Urn, iT-ZUg 
Shall myGricftoTranrportsturn. HaU-^ 
He's not here: O tell mc where-, H% 
His bleft Refidence declare. JHaJL 

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Angel Hafl in Faith prepare to fee; H^H;^^ 
Your iov'd Lord in GaiiU, Ha.:,-'-. \- 
BlefllethisDifciples be, /:/^4 "^ ^■■\' 
With your Sacred Embafly. HaH.^ 
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MoT'^f, Heralds of our joy, toyoiv/Zt^. 
Grateful Thanks and Love is due. BaIU- 
While our God in Prailcs high» //^i\ ^ \^ • 

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Th' Ranfom paid, and Death'^ Sting gt^nt. ^.^tiy, 
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Nothing the Ears more pleafaat greet *, 
Nothing be fwcetcr thought npon, 
Than Jcf^^s^ God's beloved Son, . 

-^^^/"^'•fv the Penitents Good Hope \ 
^:[us^ the Suppliant's Aim and Scope % 
To thofe that do bucfeek, how kind? 
But what, O what to thofe that find j 

7^/2//, of Hearts the fvveet Delight ; 
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• Joy, that all other Joy tranfcends, 

And ev'n beyond Defirc extends. ""■"• ^;''\- 

Our ftammcring Tongues can never tellj ;i"r. • 
Letters and Words but vainly fvvell; ir^A 

Th' Expericnc'd can believe alone . 
What 'tis to Love God's only Sj^/. - • ••"''^*-_ • 

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Jefits \ feck when on my Bed -^ . -.oI'Jlr>dV'.'' 
The World fhnt out of Heart and Head,';,^'-;H-Mi *' j 

.^Private or Publick, when I move, _, .^, t 

Jefus ril feek with eager Love. ; j' -f '•'•' ^'H' . ; 

'^■^> •:.'■: - 7.j.;f' :■;/ .:r rl) -ofifiL? I 
ril run with' A/tfry by Day-break,' •;!;';:■ -o1 
My 7f///j in the Tomblll. feeky : < w c.''3tH , 

With my Heart's Love-complaint and cry ^ • 
With Heart Til feek and not with Eye*" .;uT i 

My Tears fhall on his Tomb diflilU :,. A 010^17' - •; 

My Sighs and Groans the Concave fill.'"- l-^itP. :£j!; 
ril throw me at his Foot of Grace, 
And there hojd fall with fld«3: Embraced :::' ^ 

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Jeffi! Of Kings the v/ondfous King,;oi-': y:r • i 

Ore Death and Hell thy Triumphs ring :„:^m ::j, ^. ' ■ \ 

Svveetnefs of Grace InaiTable ; ' 

'— All Love, all o'er Dellrable. - -• ^ - 

. Abide with us^ and ever Lord, [-^u i- 
! Illumination true afford: : ^I'^Ti 

Then' fliall we this vain World defpife j 
And Heavenly Love Victorious rife. 
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Thy Qracc Exuberant's underftood j 
By Characters of thy o»vnBlo(xl: 
Where dying Love, and clouded Light, » 

Reftorc us Life, and God's dear Sigwt. . 

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. ^^^^ Heavenly Lo/e, in Loves rccura : 

I , T^.e Savour of his Ointincncs drawings 

[ ;,' An4. ^is AllrClcraCnt Sceptre Awing. 

I Ah I me, fweet Jefu, let me pFOve 

j T^Q force of thy Exltatlck Love. 

\Vhofe longing Eyes arc waiting Thee 

Inr^hron'gL in- Glory high to lie. 

Tho. Worthily I cannot Nanie Thee,' , '.*':'-'..; 

Icannpt chafe yet but proclaim Thee! " ' ' " ^ 
Fp;: boyling Love oft makes us bold, 
B/eaks way and irons like iMolten Golds \ . r 

Tfi/Lovd, thy S€]f!'oyefu Rcl^' :';.!';V *^\-^ 
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TBou irt v;hen foijnding in our Ears 
The Mufick of the Heavenly Spheres: 
hh* MoiiCh Kcaven^s Virgin Honey arf^ \/\^ 
A-ad Heavenly Ncct^ir in the Heart. • * • :(. r 

Ah ? blefi'd expert of Joys Divine- */ 
^^lebriate with the Kingdoms Wine. 

'p K^pt their :;Vp/ to admire^ ' : jUl i, 

Tfii-t of all clfe they've loll Defirc. • ;; J^^ 

My Soul C3f;h Moment thee vcqukes.7 
I'o eafe my Lanp^uors, quench my FirfS : 
And f^ill vvbat Tranfport when I find, 
And- 7'hcc in warm Embraces bind I 

rv'^p^ no\\r I, f-^e, what I Admire^ 
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Pm held Tth f GalUrUs of Lovc^ f Cm. ?• 5' 

Intranc'd in flames like Theirs above. 

^Tis Para Jijiol LovQ Dcfccnds ^ 
Heavens Flame through all my Vitals fends *, 
Pierces the Centre of my Soul, ' ' ■, 

And Reigns in Joy without Controul. ; • J ' 

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O blefTed Conflagration dear, ," ; ■ ' 

Of Hearts Coojunclion in Love's Sphear ! ' ' ; j 

Ocool Refrelhment fvveet, in one, j> \ 

To Love, and Love God's only Son ! 

^ Fair Virgin Flower, of Virgin Bed, 
With Lilly White, and Rofie Red, 
Grow in my Heart •, then Praife fhall rife 
Heav'ns belt Perfume and Sacrifice. 

7f/w, than Sun more charming calm 9 ;. 
More Odorous than 6" //^^^x ^j/r//^ , ' " { -! ^ 
.Sweet to my Talt all Sweets above •, 
To my Eye lovelie'fl of all Love. • 

Thou art my Souls Supreme Delight 5 * :; 

Confummatc Loves Meridian Height : ; f 
My Conqueft, Glory, Jubile •, 

Salvation Univerfally. , 

O come enlarge thy Triumphs here, ' I 
jEHOrAH's Right-hand, Cohfort dear. 

And all thy Enemies trod down, • ; 

Come fway thy Sceptre, wear thy Crown. - j. ; 

All Powerful King, AUGloriousj ' ' %\ 

Ore Death and Hell Victorious i ' . ' , ui 

.The Fountain whence all Graces rife, ^ . 1j i 

And the Sun-flower of Paradile. / jl ; 

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Ye Orders bright of Heavenly Powers,^ .:•• ... 
Life up the Everlafting Doors : ^ . _ ^ , . 
'to the Triumphant Conqueror Sing, • -^^ ' 
Hail, Jefn, of all Kings the King. 

Thee all th' AngelickQjiiresProclaim- - 
And Shout in thy Imperial Name; •• • - ^ ^ 
Who Reigns in Peace furpalTingSenfe j ' ; -,; 
And bids Loves SMath now Commence/ .y'" 
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•' Jefu! Afccncls his Father's Throne, c^v^ i *^ - 
-The Godhead Love- Pavilion. .. ...,.-. ^ 

And after him my Heart fhall fiy ; ;;;: ;^ *,/ '.^.^^ 
Chris} live in Me and no more^ L \.-l*;:f J„;\ 

O let us all Refound his Praife •, -i ?t:';t-x. 
Cur Cries and Vows inceHantraife, _ ^ ^ .^ ., ^ 
That, he may us the Favour dellga ^.,'':::^tj^'^^^x' 
In this bleft Throne with him to i?^^?^-;;.:;'.^::;:; 

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OAll 7e Angeh of the Lord, 
tUfiyi the Lord, Praifcy c<c. 
■ ^ O ye the Scarry Heavens (o high, B!ej% 
Ye Waters clear above the Sky, ^Vc■/J. 
O all ye Powers of God the Lord, i>/e//^ 
Oye the radiant Sun, and Moon, Blefs* -^ 

O ye the glinering Stars of Heaven, Slefs^, 
O ye the Rains, and Pearly Dews, BUfs. 
Ye flormy Winds, and whifpenng Gales, 5/f/i-* ; ^ 

O ye the Fire, and fervent Heac, BUfs. ; j 

Ye Winter, and the Summer fair, Blefs. M 

• OyetheFroft, and chilling Cold, BL-fs. ' ; I 

^ O ye congealed Ice and Snov/, Blcfs^ 
' Ye Sable Nights, and Sun-bright Days, Biefs . 
The Darknefs, and Light cheering Rays, Blepii. 
Ye Lightning, and deftilling Clouds^ BUfs^ .^ pi 

T~ Earths fpacious Globe, Blefs thoU the Lord^ '--' '■] 

Blefs the Lcrdj &c. . r><.- ::' . - 

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O All ye Mountains, and ye Hills, Blcfiy han. 
O ail ye flovvring Greens on Earth, sl^fi* 
O ye the Ever-fpringing Wells, BUfs. 
O ye the Seas, and flreaming Floods, BUfu 
/ ;Ye Whales that on thi^ Surges ride, £/^/j. . 
I And all that in the Waters glidc/Btefs, ■ r' ; * ' '. 

O all ye Fowles that Wing the Air, BUfs, ' "* " • ' 

Ye Wilder Beafts, and Gentler Folds, BUfs^ * 

i . O ye the Children of Mankind, B/^/}. ^ ' 

O //r/??/ loudell Blefs the Lord, -. ^I 

^ . BUfs thou the Lordy 2cc. ' I i « 

\ .Oye theHolyPrieflsofGod, 2?/^//. j 

: 'O ye the Servants of the Lord, £/f/}. . " !l [ 

Ye Spirits and Souls of Righteous Men, Bhfu • I' j 

Ye Holy and ye meek of Heart, BUfs. ' ^r ': 

' O jlnam^.s Blefs the Lord, BUfs thon the Lord:, ^:c^ 
O yf^^r/^j Blefs the Lord, j5/f/}. 
Aud tSfr^H Slefs chou the Lord, Bhfs the, &c. 

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BE Glorified in thy Creation ; ' 
In ev'ry Tongue, in ev'ry Nation^ 
Refoundiflg thy blelt Name. 

Send us the (b) Day Star of the Morning 9 
And thy Triumphant Spoufe Adorning, 

Thy Glorious Kingdom come. 
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No more our Wills, nomoreourPafTions j 
No more our Lulls, nor our fond Falhions. 

Thy only Will be done. 

As Heavenly Powers to us conveying, 
• So all the Powers on Earth obeying 
Thy Sovereign Word alone. 

With daily Food in Strength Renew us •, 
And with thy Heavenly Grace bedew us, 

The Bread by which we Live. 

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And of thy own Free Grace Relieve us j 
Our TrefpalTes and Sins forgive us ^ /- 

As others we Forgive, 

! And lead us not into Temptation : 
But be from Evil our Salvation, 
And from its Author. 

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' Thine is the Kingdom, thin^ the Glory, 
ThePowVas found in Ancient Story^ 
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AS the Eagles Wings expanding 
Foficr and Protccl Iicr Young; 
Sd thy Arni all Power commanding, 

Keeps me fafe in Dangers Throng. 
Ev'nat firfc when Life tliou gave mei 

lyiercy reach'd me in the Womb i , - 

And till drop'd into my Tomb, 
Kindly will ConduQ:" and Save me : ' 
'. All things to tficir. Period hajt\- 

GocCs Rich Mercies €ver la[K .' . x"? ^ 

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His Dear Son's.not fo Beloved .' ,' "' V ^ '••/^^'• 
/ But he gave him up for me, '^y '-^ '^ *•;"';'. 3 
j That from Paths of Death removed ' ^ "" ' ;';' '^ 
I I to Life Reilored might be. ' ' • * .' 
I O in depth Abyllal Fountain ! , -. . ^ , - ^ i ;; 

j • How fhall my weak Spirit ftretch, ' '. ^ % '** ,. H| 

! . Thy unmeafur'd Bounds to reach?, y'".*^^ ,..-! ^ ,1 

, © for Height Eternal .Mountaia ! " :" Z^ '''"'^ 

• M^th'wgsto, .,;"-■;■ ^* •\^'/'^':.:^" "' . ■ 

His Good Spirit, Guide fupernalv "' ^^\' 
Through his Word to me is given, 
i ,Me to lead from Things External ' ■ jj 

' To the Pearly Gates of Heav'n. -. ^ \\ 

j This fweet Dove with Splendor glorious •, . " 
' Fills my Heart,* the Light of. Faith, 

Captivating Powers of Death. 
I Over World and Hell yidorious. . " ' ^ . 

i ^11 things to> ^ ■ ■ ■ ' 

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• Or Cor'^trc'^T/ Ills Turroundiiig, 
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v hen my Strength and Pow'r decreafcs, 

Or is quite to Nccbing come. 

Then my Father calls me home^ 
Aad himfelf to Aid me pleafes." ^; '.^^ 

Ml things to. -..5.vi 

Th' Heav'n and Earth and all their Treafure, 
i Made he for my Benefit : 

Ev'ry Space my Eye can meafure . -.; 

Yields me Profit or Delight, ^ " * • .''\'""^ 
j ' f^afts, and Herbs, and Fruitful Earing, 

;- In the Bottoms, on the Hills, 

What the Air, or Ocean fills *, 
EvVy where my Food appearing. ''-:\ ^ 

I - Aujhingsto. . ^^ , '^^i.^ij;;'] 

1- In Sleep, Death's Preludious warning, " ^-'Z- 

: • He my Fainting Life fupplys. - \ '•''^•-^t 

•; Grace and Mercy ev'ry Morning •; '\ p^ \^l ^ 

Conftant as the Sun arifc. ' ' ' ^'*/'\'* ^ 

', I in this Worlds Errant-Mazes, *• - 

Dangerous Gulfs, and Rocks unfeen, .. , ' 
J LoH and overwhelm'd had been, 

but for 'thy Indulgent Graces* \ 

j All tbuigs to^ ' . '.^^y"" 

O how many fad Affliftions, . • '"'t/rV" 

Rais'd up by the Enemy, *: '^-^ 

Prbvidentijl Rcilriaions • ^'^->^ 

i Have with-hcid from hurting me? ' 

\ The Mid-night and Noon-day Evil 

■ Fly before th' Angelick Band, 

I That around rac Guardians frand : 

M.chuel flill CoiUrouls the PeyiU 

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Ev'n his Tryals and his CroiTcs, 
Tho' at firil they bitter be. 
Are inflead of Hurt or LoiTes 
Signs of Birth'Le^itimacy. 

Xvidencing God my Father . . 

Who me Loves now thinks on mc ; 

From the Worlds Captivity 
By the Crofs t^himfelf to gather. 

j4ll things to. "'...■ 

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T^is I know my Father's Pleafiire 9 
And its bleil Event attend: 
Chriftian Crofles have their Meafure, ' : :- - 1 

CrownM with Glory in the End. -^ 

When the Winter has done Snowing, 

Comes the Summer fmiling on, " " 

So when the Crofs-Work is done, 
Joysinflead of Tears comefiowingr- - ' 

Ml things to. _-..«__ -.":u^ 

Now becaufe no End or Meafure 

, Can in God's great Love be found ; 
Grant, O Lord, of thy good Pleafure, 

To it I may fet no Bound. 
But with Strength of Love fupply mc. 

That I may withHeart and Might 

Thee Embrace both Day and Ni^ht ; 
TiU -this Life (hall Breath deny mc^i' . = l 

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BLeffedy^/:^; from thine Eye, - "' ^\ , ^ • 

Thofe thrice 5acrcd Flames did fly> :' i / '*^'|' ; '.I 

Which now burn without controul> -►': i" -^*w*;; '{.-! ; ! 

As on the Tinder of our Soul. -'-^ '■^- j-toi.Uc:! 
-BlelTed Fires, O confume ^' •"■ -^ ,^->l'[^\l\('J.'\0 \ 
What's preparMfor Mavtyrdom^^'^^:'^ ' ^^^'d^l ■?:n: 
JBlefled as the 5oul that dies, ^'"-. ;^'-: .i V-:qiH 
Thus to Love a Sacrifice, -: '• v^^'. jjv j.I ^:,;. V 

The Etherial Flames that are • ^•:^^'t :*::;-v/ O 
Couched in the Welkin Fair v '•' --''!■'•••'» .1 iljirt 
iThofe that croivn the radiant'Suri V"' '■''■^ ^^^ • ^'^ 
'And thofe that beautify the Moon, •r': ..r-vrailpl^ 
Are lefs fair than thofe that' come' ;'3.i.^ i^u n-jj'i 
Thus to Crown our MartyrdomI • - - '^f »»'•''-» ' ^T 
BlelFed is the Soul that dies', - vr'-^ '^'*'^^^l 
jLoves unfpotted Satrifice/ "-- *'-v^.l aiirir , 

O hov/ raging,, yet how Turcef * "'^^ -'7^^ ^ 
Are thofe Sacred Fires,' which greef' I'-d cV.oJ 
Our dry Souls with flaming Kifies, •■ ^'-^^'^ y^o nl 
Pains difpenfmg with our Blifles./-' '^^''^ ^''^-'^^.V: 
But fuch Pains wewifh:to conie» \'-' '-'' ^^ *'*-''\|, 
J That briug us Crdwns of MaVtyrdoT^^' ^-^^'^^ ^'^ 

BlelTed is the Soul that dies; '; \ ; ;al r.ydrO 

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O our Souls are all on Fire, , 

We confume in our Defire, 

We'Dcfire whatvve PolTefsf — ^ 

Water's but our Fires Increafc : 
Thofe- bright Fires which arc come 
vTo. crown our Souls with Martyrdom. 
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O what lingrii^g Death is this, 

Biifs iaviting unto blifs. . ^.^ 

B7 thofe Tafts of Love arc we \'-^^]r ,'f.-r '-[;_ 
Butmore Enamour'd of the5ca . .::.^sp." 

Of AbylTalLove, whence come /:i *::,T.cM 

The Flames that crown our Martyrdom. \';p/f\V 

Happy is the Soul that dies • - --^ .: •..,.-fj[a. 

Thus Loves daily Sacrifice ^ .,1 -^ - ;,vi oi z:iXY 

O what kind of Pain is this, * 'J-:;.:,*' cJT 

Which is fweetefl of all blifs, • -^-^ \ ; ,-.!ji;cD 
Oh! tis Pain intolerable ! . ' j'-r^vflT 

Pleafure yet Unutterable . ; \ 

Such are thefe blefl Flames which come [ ,\'^ 

To crown us with Loves- Martyrdom. . ,7-^^ 
Happy, happy Soul that dies. ^ : r.<i'jd 
Thus Love's Living Sacrifice. ^-- ^r^y .-7- 1 

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O we cry we cannot bear o 
Love's hot Flames, v/hich domineer 

In our Souls, aud yet had we ,.. •; - ;jt » 
Doom'd to^Death far rather be, .^ii^^-ilii 
Than to lofe thofe Flam.es that come ■ -'» ^^3, 

To crown us with Loves MartyrdojB. . - - y 

O thrice happy Soul that dies ; 

Love's Eternal Sacrifice, 






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AThouland times I think on tliee, 
Come fweet 5poi]re to me. 
A Thoufand times I vvifli for thee : 

Come fvveet Spoufe to me. 
A Thoufand times I cry to thee ; 

Come fvveet 5poufe to me. 
Come my fvvecteft 5poiife to me. 

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1 new Life fhail gain : 
Drop the Milk of thy pur6 Word, 

My Lips fhall then be '\ fain. 
Immerfe me in thy Bowels Lord, 

Hopelliall fpring again: ' 
Life of Love fliall bloom amain. 

No fv/eet Tafle can Vie with thee, 

'Sweet delicious Lo^e. 
No fvveet Smell comes near to thee, 

Sweet Perfume of Love. 
None for Mildnefs like to thee 
Lov^slweet Lamb and Dov^, 
ye-^fweeteft, fweetofLove. 

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lamCold, Inflame thou me - -^ 
Heavenly Lover. - - 

I am Sick, oh! Comfort me / 

My Creator. .. _•*: 

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H^e and Cry after Peace. ,^ ,^ . 
To the Tuae of, Arv.ilc mj Sr^.y^^'''}^^ .* 

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■ ■•■ ■ . .-V, •- <• - ••' '•'•' - * 

OJacrcJPcace where art thou fled? * ;.,; 

Wb.it Rc^^ioa hides t;hy drooping Head? p . • I 

l| -Fled from the Church, fled from the State^ ,;.^r| ^r :i 

•-•-Tied horn the Poor, iand;;from the Greau -.t'"-,'^ ' I 

A a Exile now from every Land, ^ 

Ev'n where tliy Sovereign's Altars Hand. ^.,/ ^vj ; 

Fled fiom our Paltimes and Delights': ['^'.^^ "^.i— ' i 

. Ev'nthefc but ?a// our Appetites. ^^.^.^^^.|.^ li 

Peace for the Wicked nere was known : ■•: 

But ah ! She's now from 5/o« flown. '.?(;•:,;[ f 
. Into the Defcrtsdnv'n, and Woods; V^,.,;7{u/ 
And there purfiiM by pragon-Floodsr.."-.;- r;V 

O Prince of Peace, how canfl: thou fee • : 

Thy SilbjcQs Wreck and Mifery ! ^ 

Ah! they Ve Rebellious grown/ thou faifl 5 

"liave Open- War with Me Profeft'__"^ 

By Joint Confentrejefting Peace, 
They've fcnt home my AmbalTadrefs. 
Love cannot dwell with Wrath, or Spite: ; 

! No Peace With Qod where Brethren Fight. 



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Yet Courage, thou, my Sioa dear ; 
And bear of Prefcnc His thy Share, 
Ev*n at the Worft difmifs thy Fears, 
For at the Worit thy God appears. 



Thy fufFering Lord obtaia'd his 5lrthV '.^''^ 
In Peace Proclaim'd throughout the Earth. .*- 
But th' yT/^^/c/;//^ of TriuxTiphant Power" ' " 
Shoots forth ev*n in the Darknefs Hour : 

He breaks the Clouds, and thijnders'thro' '?- 

The Storm, with Gales that flrojiger blow. / - .' 

5oon jiwes the Tempefts with his Nod : " ^^ 
And quells his Foes with Iron^Rod. 

Thenfhall the Virgin Peace Return'-, ;., ;.T\Vr r 
And Love in Flames 5eraphlck burn. * ^"'); ;^.;r V \^ 
And jointly in AU Hearts Hiall Reign ^^ ;^^J::: ----- 
As ev'ry where they now iare 5l?in* 

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1 Bleed without Curing : 
Her Patient Soul 

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Srill Crovvn'd withThorn5> 

In ShiQie and Scorning*; 
Still Sh'n with thee 

Till thy Returning. 
Lite up thy Horn^ 
Thou iTiighcy Vnkorn* 
(a) Pufh down thy Foes and S^rlr.^ 
The Glorious Morning* 

3- Let Heavenly Teace^ 
Long Life and Pleafures \ 
LetCrcmt?; adora'd -^^^—-^-..j:- 

With \Vi domi Trcafurcs^ 
The Portion be 

Of thine Elefted; ..^"^:*r.. - ^ 
Now Honour'd more ^'';; ^.'. -_.-/_ 

Than once Neglefted." , --'.::/. 
Now let *em Rife 
And enter Paradife^ 
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- 4. O fhow the Place -•—•"■ 

Of thy Abiding ; 
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O rend the Veil 
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Love grows Inflam'd 

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Come fct us free 
To Juydate with thee. 
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And Cures the Wound which inward bleed?. 
Has from the Chains of Death unbound ; 
VViih Clemency and Mercy crownM. 
With food our Hunger he fubdues, 
And Eagle-like our Youth renews. 

From him the Springs of Mercy flow ', 
Swift to Forgive, to Anger flow. 
Far he will not for ever chide, -.::.^-. 

Nor conflant to his Wrath abide ; 
^But mildly from it will relent, 
Andlhorcen our duePrnifliment. 

His Jullice he Extends to all : 

Oppreflbrs by his Vengeance fall. 

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Exceed the Centre they include : .' - . _ :: - • 

Soampleis hisClernency ^ 

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So far he fe.ts from his Afpedl . .. ^ - . _, 

Their Guilt, who His juli Laws affcft,-: ---■^. ^: - 

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So fofc, fo quickly reconcil'd. 

For his fure Mercy fliall Embrace - " -*'^- - * ' 
Kis Saints for ever, and their Race^ 
HisRighteoufnefs their Souls llp-rear. 
Who Faithful in his Covenant arc : 
Who fear his Threats, who v/ait his Will, 
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And Governs all that Earth conrains. 
You Angels who in Strength exceed, 
Who him obey with winged fpecd ; - . 

You Order'd Hods of Radiant Stars j 
And you his flaming Minifters •, 

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All, whom his Wifdom did Create, 
Thro' his large Empire, Celebrate 
His Glorious Name with fweet accord : 
With me extoll and praife the Lord. 
Daily recount his Deeds of Fame j 
And O my Soul do thpu the fame. • ' 

Let Praife afccnd to God above ; 
To the Almighty Father's Throne j < 
To our Redeemer God the Son, .;. 

And God the Holy Spirit of Love. 
As was when Times firfl Hours wheel'd on, 
And Ihall be when their Circle's done. 



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- On which thy Saviour and thy Sin did Die : 
For \\i that Sacred Obje^Tt is much Pleafure ^ 
And in that Saviour is my Joy, my Treafure. 

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Tochec my Hands, to thee mv humble Knees j 
To thee my Heart fhall offer Sacrifice \ 

To thee my Thoughts, who all their Motions fees. 
To thee my Life, my Self and all I give i 
To Sfn I Die, to Thee alone I Live. 

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OHoly, Holy, Holy, Lord moll High, ;. 

Coequal, Coeterhal Deicy, - C 

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We Blefs, thee now, and (hall Eternally, -^- "-"^-7 t, 
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AH! my f\vect Pcavl, my precious" Crov/n, 
God and the humble Marys Son, 
Heaven's King, and Eifths i.ow'bov/ing. 
My Heart calls thee its Lily true : w'J''" 

Bnt thou artRofe and Lily too ^ •*''*^."^ ' 

With Milk and Honey Rowing. , ' 

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Rich Food! 
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Deeply into my Heart pour down, ' ' . ! 

■ Thy burning Streams Anointed. -. ,, '^ 
ThyGoldenSea, in Love's full Tide ^ : /• •,'^\V 
While I in full fvvolu Jovs abide =\^S^ ;r.''' '■" 
Thy Spoufai Rib faft pynted-. - v"' ?^'^-^ ^- • 

Heavens Rofe, .^']- • p 

Gracious, • '-; , .._. • ' ;j 

Tm Sick and cry, Clamcrylng] *';^:'A j |' 

F^eart wounded lie. Q wounded lyin^^ .'" \,* '.^ 

Poor and lonely, • • ^ /- - j; 

, i canbehelp'd by Theconly. . * ^'^ ^ 



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What IS here J -and afterward ( in this Song ) inclnc-eil 
in Bracket s-i is accc/r.r/wddtedto tinQther ^va\' ofSi?-^if<P' 
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While thou with thine AIl-charmmgEye, 

Moft kindly me beholdefl. 
Xord Jcfu dear, my precious Good, 
Thy Word, thy Spirit, thy Body and Blood, 
My Food thou nere with-holdeft. , :;. , 

Take me ^xxa\ 

To thee, 
^ Into thy Arms, C Beauty charm: me ;] 
VVhofe Love fo warms, £ Love alarms mc ^ 
Andme BlefTes* .;::. .^i^:^,. 

• Icome to thy CarefTcs, r:nz.Hzc<^ 



> My Father, Hero of Might Divine, 

\ • Before all Worlds, in Grace Inclin'd, .^ ., 

Thou purpos'd to Refine rae. ;-:T V:-- 

Thy Son to me Bctroth'd has been -, ..t> Yi-T 

My Royal Spoiife, and I his Qiieen *, ' ' - 

My Life of Hcav'n v;ithin me. 

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'Tis Life of Heav'n, C All I wanted 3 

So freely giv'n, [Freely gracted;3 

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I My Soul Praife him incelTantly. 

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I': ■ Force, force the Strings upon the Lyrc^ 

i i ', And found our Joys in fuli tun'd Quire 3 

With /feav'ns Ivveet Notes Inspiring- 
i While I v/ith Jcfus^ wondrous fair, 

My Sacred Bridegroom, Sv/eeteft Dear^ 
lye in Love Flames Expiring. . ; • 



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Triumphant Praife C In the Praifes ] 
In Tuneful Layes, C Each one raifcsl 
Tribute bringing: 
The King of Glory Singing. --'- '' 






I ' Ho\7 glad! am I that my Love-Prize '•''""• - 
The Alpha and Omc/a is, , ^ ::," __?!Clir- 

I ' Firll, Laft, All.comphehendlng.:'^: li/z^zEi:^. 

I know He'll to his Praife at Jaft ' ' " ^~ 

BringmeinParadifeReplacM; , . i{ 

I And clap my //ands attending. "'l'::::^:T-:iJ±rr---:- 



Come Fairefl foon, C Come my FairellS' ' 
Wy Joy, my Crown, C Come my DearellT ^-F^^^- 
Vindicate her r^ . . r J.z:.: ^■.i-:ll:p^'). 
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MY //eart is ravIfhM and for thcc ' ' 

Ja Fiarncs of Love i> burning- . ; 
It rprings, iificgs in JhviIt _/:_.i?/iu^.-':.\*r*T 

When ever thou'rt Returning.! : -- ':.;• --U^--';! ' 
A? oft in Love it Kines Darts. -j ;;i: -■^i.:.;:;;*^^ i>5 
To thee the AU of Pious hearts ,* • :■ .;..5>\-r^ -■ ': 
By F?ich \7ith. thee Sojourning. / ,. /.--.vyic-". 

Light of ray Soul, in tby bright Rays . ; ... ,: .; 
Alone I Hand beholding, . \. v.ul v-..T • 
Thofe Beauties, withuncover'd Face ^yys :ij\Vl7 
. ' Which quicken me Unfolding." ' i^::■~ut^r^ri■ 
take my //eart," and fill it quite^ Y ./i^P * ?t i^I 
My Glory, with thy Glory Bright.i,./:V;; r,: ;;;v:jj- 
•v Fad-Iock'd for ever holding. .C; '^-rV t^'l .: .^U' 

. Thy Self Lord art my [^ay to //eay'n, ; 7;;;;T ' 
The Key of the Creation : :;y-::t ^I M:-'S' 
Who finds thee has his Pa fport given :>^f;,;rc.^/7/ 

To Lifes Eternal Station. '■ .y^j. W;^::.t:^:^i^i^O -'-. 
Ah deareft Saviour, ne'er let mc^:,li.^l.^^l!,ic^:\T 
Expefta /yeav'ndivefl: of thee,:.;VHl>L:i:.i:i^^ tiif 
. Gf Man's Imagination. , .:i\iii'ic^t-^Xiill 
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Thou art the Trmh^ and that alone"; .u's i/vrtT 
My Intelledlual Prize is. :r:ti .:r^5t>V^^. •' 
Without tliee Words and //usksare.fliown,'-* ;-d.W 

* Thouall Things Rcjllx.es. ■■■_ -- ^ ,; :.^; .^BT'^ 
O make my //^<^2rf entirely free^'f rn-.-ri -j;.(Jir.»vjA-^j 
To be Devout alone to thee, ; -z-t: :4 / -c? v7 czri: '' •■ 

Where its true F^rjdife is. . ::;^,ic^-3 -,^>.fI^« 

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■f Or thus, IVhite thy Gr.tce it felfdifpLiys. 
^ ThoJt art the Sf'.h!lanc€\f ^.U ihf 5h.idoxvj^ hsn In 
Infcricur Niiturn The Crc-ii::d t^nd SuTprt of ail 

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Thou art my /->/^, ics flowing Pov/crs, 
Thro* every Pan difperllng ; 
Thy5pirit v/ichits Vitafshovvers 

Both Soul and Ecdy picrciug. 
So let me be all Life and Spirit^ 
My Jffu^ all ways thee Inherit; 

No Power the Grsnt Reverilng. '^ ; - 

Thou art my food^ and Heavenly Feaif^' " • ^ 
The Father's beft iJonation. 
Which gives, when Hungry and Diftrcft, 

Full Strength and Confolation, • ^ 

Bkft fVlantia ! traught with Life and Pow'r, 
Let Husks which this V/orlds Swine devour 

Be ne'er my Delectation. - .^-r r-irr-.-:!. ; 
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- Thou zrtmy Drinh^ and Sacred Wine 

Mod pleafant to my Tafting. 
Who Tails mLift wifh the Draught Divine . ^ .;, 

Of fwectnefs Evcrlafting. ^ -^' 

Thou WeU-fpring of my panting Heart, 
Thy Milk and Honied Streams impart^ - 

Richljr for my Rcpalling. 

Thou art the jyicJe wherein 1 Drcrs ^ 
My Gem, and coftly Tiring. 
Who deaths me with thy Righteoufner>, 

The Silk to my Admiring. 
Let me be from the Vanity 

Of thiis Worlds pompous Gandery^ - - ^_ - 

As Rags of Shame, Retiring. - '^"^--^ '^' 

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"Thou art niy "C'^y?/r, andTmy Fence •, 
Where fafely I rcpofc me. 
No Enemy can drive me thence ^ 
No Heatcaadii^*ompofeme. 

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To fruitful Pafcurcs iCiJ. :^. - •• '; - *<-^ 

Thy Call of Grace my'v\\-7 dL; fnew, • ;^ • ,' 

When far from Lhcc rcliiii.*^. - -''^'**-<:< 

Ahl now luke Care ofme thy ?^hccp, ^.^^ ... j 

That Satan's Pcvv r, nor ciiniiiag peep '*'^ r?;j> . ' ; 

MayBias myfure crcadine. -^. i '-'^i'.; ' 

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^ Thou art my Bridegro.m vvhofe Lovechaini "-'"^ 'I 

5hallever fail indole me. ^ . .: v.;.\ vM l^ 

Krjy triie/Z/^/y^ri^, and myXi:i;»?;^ fliia^/;''.-^--^;^^^'^ »;; 

The_way to Life that fhows me. • ^ ?ifr*-:lT i! 



Thou art my Kitig^ that dofl Reign o'er^ ^ _ ,_ 
And fave me by Almighty Power, '-I'^J^r v' *^ 
When Enemies oppofe me. "•?''' !r .: , ;^^ 

Thou art my true and dearell Friend^ / ■ - '■ v^* ^ 
Within my Heart abiding. . jtv -^^^I^M 

My Brother fvveet, my Mother kind, . ^,t^-\^^ "f- ^ 

In Care for me providing. - i'^}^;^i.^^-^%'^^ 
i Phyfician^ and Medecin^ ■, j .' - -' a. .: .. ^.. •. * 
And watchful iV//r/f, that keeps me in,;; 
And holds m'e up when Hiding. 

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Thbu art my Valiant Heroy'--' •.:^^r:^ vm \.^lx ■ ' j 

^Intime of War's adkiling. • - ^ "' ?r ^^:':r ^-i :.|l t 

In Fight my Jlrmonr^ Shield^ and Bs^tp 
In Sorrow, Joy prevailing. . ' - - 
In Storms my 5/;i|, and Anthor fure, 
Cc7np/ifs^ and Heavenly Lo(id'fto;:e pure, 
. In Conduifl never failing. 



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Thou art my Li/,ht and Guiding Star 
When N i^ht and 5Iidc!es furroimd me; 
yij Wealth \i time of Pinching Care. 

My Hij^ht^ when Dec ps cnntouad me. 
In BiiCcniers my Honey fweet. 
My R<;dj^ and Shelter vv here I lit, 
When Tempells fall around me. 

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Thou art my lovely Garden where 

1 fmd fwect Calm and Plcafurc. ^ v^,i ■ 

Tfiou art my F/on?^/* moll charming Fahr; * 

My Orfiament and Jrcafure. . : • ''."l ^ 

Hy Rafc i'th* Valley of the Crofs 
Refrefhiag, me when oft with Lofs . ;_; ,>v..: 
Thorns iuterrux^t my Leifure. I :';jr{^.,v;.t;rll' 

^Thou art my Comfort when diltrelt 9 . ...,,-:. ^. .>^ 
When freed me joyful makings, '' ^ 
My daily Care in which I'm blell. 

My Thought when I'm Awaking. . - ^^ rciT 
In Sleep my Dream^ and fweet Rfpo/r; iii-MJV^' ' 
The Cuna-n 'which I interpofe : -"^ sv»:cnri v:-'. 

. in Bed, the World forfaking. --yrr.'tOJ J i 

And to what elfe moft Beautiful,* • f; v-liTev/ b '.;\ 
My Love, fhall I compare th^^* ^ -j^i^li^X 
I'll call thee my Defire in fuFI -, " "'"".'^ "^ 

And my 0;/^-^// declare Thee. . -z.^i'^T 

For what I want thou artto mc, ^ii:n-* 

Oh! let my Heart then conftantly , ^, i^.n-^*''-"^ 

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I ^ ET them give Life and Numbers to your Song-, 

.S--4 And count the Glories, which to him belong. 
! But who their Verfe can to his Glory raife, 

Or, as his .A<fls dtferve, fhew forth his Praife ? 

All ye who fear his NamCj in That rejoyce, 
And fhew your Heart.is cheerful by your Voice. 
I Seek ye the Lord, and feck his mighty Power 3 

j . I! --And never till you" fee his Face give o'er. ^:. ^^ _. 

~ Rememfeerall the Wonders he hath done, 
The Words he fpake, the Signs his^Hand his Ihevvn., 
- Thrice happy they, who his Commandments love, 
And by their Conflancy their Service prove.' 

"'■ On me, unworthy Wretch^ OGod, look down, 

" -And grant i^thofe Favours which thou fhew'fl thine 
" That 1 may'tafl how good 'tis to be Thine, 
And with tjie Heav'nly Qiiire toblefs thee joyn. 

. i All Glory to the Majefly on high, " _~l2 rr :'• 
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t;y Ail Holy, HolyLi-hti Diamond Rock, 
1 OrTparkling Truths, fhine on thy Flock. 
Thou, God in * Lm'e to know the Grace imparts 
To call Hhn y/W;,-? in our Hearts^ 
From Doftrincs Strange, O keep us clear ; 
-Let us our own true A/after hear : 
Ev'n Jefus Chriji wi[h Faith fmcere. 
Ever Confiding, -]Q Him our KnTg-r^^-.-.i,'^' 
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--Let us, with Joy and Courage great, 
Coiillant for thee in Holy VVartare [tand; 
1 Let no Temptation Countermand j — - 

I _. And flill with Power infpir'd from Thee, 

Like "CFTanjpions Fight for Liberty, 
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Flrft take care thy fclf to roufe 
From Sin's Sleep enchanting 9 
Torments great fuch heavy Brows 
Will not long be wanting. 
Lead miihaps 
And Death traps 
Seize thee time mifpending, 
Unav/arcs Offendinc^. 

"Wake for Jefus otherwife ..-:::-. ::" 

- Cannot thee Enlighten. ' ""^^^ 
Roufe thee e're the true Light flies 
--j::Which thy Lamp fhould biighten. 
. ::~" Grant he will 

° Graces ftill ; .^^^i. 

But bids us that have them . '^^" 

Look to him that gave them. ^4-:--^. 

"^^ Watchful be lefl Satan's Craft'^-"'^- 

Should furprife thee fleeping. 
Since his Darts more fwifc than (haft 
Fly the Winds out fliipping. 
God let's all 
5uch Saints fall, 
Into woes and weeping, 
Who are guardlefs fleeping, --;- riz. . • 
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Left the World Ihould thee confTraiii, 
Watch with fear and trembling ^ 
Left fhe to herfelf regain 
Thee by her dirfcnibling. 
5tria Watch fct ^ 
And ne'er let 
Treach'rous Convcrfation 
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Alfo watch ihyfclf within, I 

Fleih and Spirit ever ^ ' 

Left thro' Carclefncfs and Sin * , s 

God withdravv his Favour. 

Mortal Duft's 

Full of Lnfts, 

Ofhfelffhort fighted. 

In its Pride delighted. 

7. 

But upon thy Watch TowV pray 
Taking no denyals. 
That the Lord v?ould take away 
5ins which cauie thy Tryals, 
Which deprefs 
__ _ And diftrefs. 
And lofleepy make thee, * 1 

That Death may o'er take thee. ' . ! 

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God will humbly be ador'd . i 

E'er he does Relieve us. 
With our Cries he'll be implor'dy 
That he may retreive us. . > . 

Evermore i 

By his Pow'r \ 

Conquer Sin and Evil, ^ f 

World, and Flefh, and Devih . . * ' • / 

All things muft however turn ' ■; 

To the befb and eafe usj - . j ; 

If to him we pray and mouru '. ^ ^| 

Thro' his dear 5on Jefus \ ij 

Foryekno;v > • ' Ij 

He'll beftow if 

On us Grace exceeding, • v 

Thro'ChriIi;s Jaterceding. . ;:? 

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And with Iiall prepare us ^'. . ■ ' -M-^ *' • 
El(e the Evil Time and Day .^ :'/'--— ' -}-- J-^ ' 
Quickly wil! erjfp.are us, ^ ' < v::-;/t!ri v j oC' 
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r/;^ Complaint : "O/, A'lMitittion far 

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TEmptations Lord befec me round ; 
No Place of Safety can be found : 
I fliall a wretclied Prey be made 
To ev'ry Lull without thy Aid. 

Tempted to Vanity by Drcfs ; 
By Meat and Di'uik unto Excefs. ' 
\A^ant Atjxions makes \ Hi^hm'wdcd Wealth y 
DiCc^k Imp jtl:r:t^ r^^;r5/z Health. 

■ My faithful Friends, whom moft t Love, 
The word of Thieves too'often prove ^ 
VVhilft Fin by them of Time deprived \ 
Oi Timcy which ne'er 'can be retrieved. 

And O yet woiTe, Vm rare at Reft 
Ftoni Wars and Coiifiicrs in my Breafl. ' 
Paflioii my RcLjf'/n (.\ol\ Invade ; '^ 
llcafon my Faith dotli Captive lead. 



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The Good I would I ofc omit , 
The 111 I would not I commit. . •: 1 

What in the Spirit I begin .' i 

' The Flefhconflrains to end in 5in. 

After my Wafhing I am Stain'd 9 
After my Conqueds I am Maim'd-, 
After Repentance Fall again i 
• When Life's renewM by 5in Tm flam.' 

Soon my Devotion fiags and tires, .! • . 

But rarely fenfual Joy expires. ^ 

' My Vows I break ; ro Sin I'm bent, 
Tho' checkt with fear of Punilhmcnt. ' * 

. Ill Thoughts within my Bofom dwell; 
The Tongue's oft fct on Fire of Hell : 
-Seated between my Brain and Heart 
Both unto it ill Words impart. 

' ■ 9. 

In this fad plight where fhall I go ? 
There's none but God can eafe my Woe." 
His Spirit alone can guide my way y 
Without Him 1 fhall ever flray. 

.10. U 

Lord, Pardon will do little good-, ft 

Or ev'n thy Son's Balfamick Blood \ ] \ 

llnlefs thy Spirit fet me fiee l|, 

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Therefore mike good thy Promifc Lord ^ 
Thy Powerful Aid to me afford.: ^ 
That no PrefunijiLUOus Sin may Reign, 
Or ought my lanoccncyftain. 

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My Appctitesiiiy Eye and Ear, 
iMy Pillions anger, Hope and Fcar^ 
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IIY Servants Lord did not of Old 

Their Hands within their Bofom fold.. 

One did ail Night with thee Contend ^ 

Nor would his^happy Wreftling end •, 

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Till he Omnipotence had Orerome, 

And brought from Hcav'n a Bleffing down; 

■ Th' Heroic Strength his God did raile ^ 

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5S " 'J^Midnight Hynn. 

O let me watch continually. 
And check ev'n La^/ful Liberty. 

.13. • • ■ ' ■ •" 

Our Love, our Hope, our Faith, our Fear, 
The moll degenerate Vices are, . . •• .'' 

On Creatures plac'd, but on God ^tt 
His Image \:i us they beget. •••,■'•'•• 'v^ "'•''. 
14. '.o-r'fiCs* '- r\ lySit 

O let my Tongue be alvv.iys barr'd . .: ;'..":/: 
By Teeth and Lips that double Guard: .1 
My Words with £^^^ and SoftMcfs move ; 
With pointed Truth, Foreclos'd by Love. 

If. •.■:.:. 

May my chief /ludy and delight 
Be in God's Vord both Day and Night. 
Then from my God I nere fhall fvverve j 
Him ever Love, Him ever Serve. 
16. ' 

When his Blell Will's iiiy daily Food, 
My daily Bulinefs doing Good, 
Blell (hall I be whilH I have Breath, 
And Endlefs Happy after Death. 

j4 Midnlgh Hjrnn. 
To the Tuae of^ Awake my Sout, 



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Tlieir Souls cor.id not be P^i^'ncl:s ViwAc ', 



'A Mi^hight: Hjiniu 

'And tho* opprelt with Cares of Stated ^ _ 
Cares which oa Courts and Camps do vvaitj 
King David would at Midnight rife. ' 
[To pay his grateful Sacrifice. 

4. ■ - • , 

When e'er he wak'd in dead of Night 
His thoughts of God made Noon-Day -Light. 
I'th' Night he made his Turtle-moansv 
rth' Night he fent his Cries and Groans. 

A ftria Account with God he kept, 
And for his Sins at Midnight wept. 
Refleaing on his Youthful ways. 
Whole Nights he wept and weary Days. - ^ 

Whole Nights his Bed did fwim iil Tears, 
His Soul perplext with refllefs Fears ; 
Till Pard'ning Grace thofe Fears 3d)ourn\U 
Thofe Tears to fprightly Glances turn'd. 

Till God his Heart from Slotts Hill ^ .. \ - \ 

With Joy, his Mou-.h with Praife did fill. • ^ * jj 

His Pains and Grief now dormant found^*, | 

Jlis Refi: with fwtet Enjoyment crown'd,^ ; : j j 

. Silks zx\d. P^w/lmprifon'd were, ^ ' - 

Condemn'd a triple Bond to vvcar.^ j| 

In the JaylsDunaeon they were laid v ^ \\ 

Fall in theStOLkl tb'ir Feet were made. ! • 

9. -• ^ - ';• 

With ilripes their Limbs ran down in Gore: 
With matchUfs Patience all they bore. 
Such Holy lunKites making thcrc^ 
A Di^ix or Thieves a Houfe oj fmyr. . ' " ', ; 



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Praifes to the Iraaiortal King. ' ■"*• -V'^*^ ^■''''- •"•r.A 
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Then did the Pris'n's Foundation fliake; "1 ,.,; [ 
The Jaylor too V7ith fear did quake. ' ■ ^ : v: \c~7 
The Chains were broke, the Doors unbarr'd. 

When God's true Ifrads Voice was heard." '••"'■•' 

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The Chriflian's Zeal here did not end, 
. To After-Times it did defcend. - v r 
At Midnight they would wake from fleep ; 
Chrifl's Spirit with them the Watchdid keep. 
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The Throne of Grace they did Befiege, 
By th' Eucharilt rhemielvcs oblige 
Their Word to keep, the Tnithto fpcak, 
And ne'er their Maftcrs Laws to break. 

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Nay fome fo Bold and Fervent were, 
They with Solemiiity did Swear, 
J ;;,j J They would not from their Knees arife, 

. Till God had heard their Pray'rs and Cries* 

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Their Zeal fo glowing and devout 
Like th' AUarVlrc it ne'er v/ent out. . 
^ JButO my Coldnefsand my Sloth 
' To God's pure Woflhip and his Truth ! 

* f might with Canaaas Grapes be fed, 
With Keav'nly Manna for my ^jread : • 
Yet Husks I feed on Day by Day •, 
And feldom is God's Word my Stay. 

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How fnall I Lord, thy Pardon crave, 
Who on my Self :;■) ^[crcy hive ? 
How fhajl Italic ^ 1 [eav'ns Delight 
Wlio with l^Q S-.v i:.^^ hive Appetite ? 



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. O may I know and ne'er forget, - j 

While here I'm by the World befet, \ 

Earths Comforts v/ill, like //4;;2*?«'s Fcaft, \ 
Attended be by Death at laft. 

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Unlefi God'< Laws a Relifh give. 
While I in Peace and Plenty Live, 
More true and lafling to my Mind, 
Than Worldlings in their Mammon f^ai, 

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5ince then fo much is pad oth* Night, 1 

And Day approaches with its Light ^ \ 

May I the Deeds of Daiknefs Ihun j ^ ' | 
The Armature of Light put on. . ,•' • \ 

-Tije Breall-plate firm of Faith and Love ; J 

And Hope, the Helmet from above. jj 

Teach me thy Spirits Sv/ord to wield ; * . ^' 

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^ Lord ftrengchen me, that fo I may 

Walk honcfliy as ia the Day : .^ . :^; -. - ;; 

Not in Strife, Envy, or Excels, "^■-'^ ^'.- \ 

In Chambering or Waatonnels. .. ^ i 

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But with the Day-fpring from on High, 

In Gracious VifitsLordr draw nigh. _ \: .: ,.., ^ ,; 

Thou v/ho thy Flocks from Nightly Stray ' .. " ' !1 

Prelerv'd by Fiery PiKar's Ray, % 

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Replenilh me with Wifdoms Light, •:; 

Clear fhining thro' Afflidions Night. r 

Thy Preicnce is Etevnai Day : ■; 
To th' ILrivViIy'-C/Tf.M^: guide my Way. 



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POor Men feek after Wealth, . ^ ' i 

Bondmen feek Liberty.- ^ i 

The Sick cry out for health, ':'. j 

All feekProfperity. .v:-: 

Nothing feek I but Chriilj irvli 

He alone pleafcth me. ..:;:! :'-''Ly 

Let the World fay what they will • : • . i > {>.: : 

Jefus my Choice Ihall be. ^ ir ^ I vc;>^ 

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Fond Lovers long full fore * '"'";'■'*=/> 

Their Miltrefs Eyes to fee. . . : ' ^.ii Li:'/;. ^ ?" 
Difcarded Courtiers crave : ' Il-o.v jiv-jfj -^-ir • il 

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No want, no woe feel I • -^ 

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In ways of Vanity. " ' ^' . ;^^^^p^;^ 
5ome follow painted Flies lv : r c: bt 

Thro' Fields of Milery. 'v-. ..-:>!. .: . ;^:a 
Some in the Mouths of Men '^^t •: I* . ' .. cMi 

Place their Felicity. ^i-ri^i^r;^:;^^^:) 

Such trifles I contemn : l* -j^p: r^-M \:ir::r 

7r/«j for Love of thee; ^ -- 

Some fail thro' furging Seas 
In daily Jeopardy ; ■ 
Hazarding Life and Limbs , 

To be Enrich'd thereby. 
5ome toil at home therefore- 

I by pofTelTing thee 
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All that Heart caa conceive. 
Ear can hear. Eye can fee. 
All and more 1 poiTefs, 

Sweet j€[us Chrilt, by thee. 
Heay'n Earth, and all therein, 

Life, Limbs thou ^.'^avcfc mc. 
Have I not caufe to {\\\^ 

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Tho' the World tempt me fore, 
And the Fielh trouble me> >. 
The Devil would me devour. 

My Refuge is to thee. 
Tho' Heav'n and Earth fhould fair. 

And all perplexed be ; 
Thou art, and ever fhalt 

My Joy and Comfort be. _ : 

8. ... 

What can this wretched World 
Replete with mifery, , 
Yield to delight my 5oul, 

Made for Eternity. 
All is vain, all is frail. 

Compared unto thee. _-/, 

All Earthly Pleafures fail : ... • 

Thou liv'It Eternally. .-,- : v- 
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Thou art, my Saviour fvveet> 
Life and Food unto mc. 
A Medecin mofl meet,, 

For each Infirmity. 
To my taftc Honey ivfQct ; 

To my Ear melody ^ 
Perfect Guide to my Eeet; 

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Not my Will, Saviour fwcet, 

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AH things I count as Dung . ' ! 

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Pomps, Pleafures, and Delights, 

(That I may worthy be, ^ . •■ 

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Sweet Chrill: for Love of theej . \ 

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For thee my Soul was made, '^, \ 

Nought elle contenteth me. ^' 

All Earthly Pleafures fade 5 '"* ; 

Thou liv'fl Eternally. ^ ] 

Strengthen me by thy Grace - .1 . 

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God sProfi-iife true is ever new ",. ", .,:',X t- -twv 

To Hearts la him Conhding ^ 
His Heav'nly Grace, in cv'ry Cafe, 

Advice aad Aid providing. .-' U' n' 

Contentednefs with Godlinefs •. ''j,..V.^q \ 

Is Gain that bed may pleafe uSj : . ;.' . 1 

The reft fhall be all added free, ;.'- *:'.',- -V) -^ "• 

ff vve Poflefs but JcfHs. ■[ ■[ i .'e^'ilj'^ \ 

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And tho' v;e here are Dying, 'I'-'ro-l' - 

Yet God in all, and after fhall ., :V|i\>{ jf/. 

With Comforts be flipplying,/ v-^x^j'VdT '^ ^ "^ 
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: ^ in thy fweet Love for ever. 
And Succour fend when th' Evil Fiend 

Me from my Reft would fever. 
Td own thy Truth with Heart and Mouth, , * 

Before thy Scepter falling : '• , .-_.^.. .^J.' 
Thy Spirit in me, of Liberty, ^ ;iv/" - 

ThQQ j^bba Father calling. 
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O fix thou me frotr felf fet free, 
In thee my Habitation. 
With Chrift thy Son my Head made one. 

In bleft Incorporation. 
When fhall I Re[i from Aft? unblcft, 

And only work thy Pleafure^ 
Where all is done by thee alone 

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We wait tl^ dear Sabhatkk Year -^(.'V Aj 

Of Grace and Judgment Grcetiri^r;;;j->j j/-/ 

All Enemies made now thy Prize, . ■\^. \.,_ rj * 

And at thy Feet fnbmiccing."/ • ' ...^'.^j",' ^.^ 
When ev'ry King fiiall Tribute brlflgv^\/.y 

Their Rights to Thee Revolving •,. V:"^-^/! ^^Y^■ 
And ev''ry Crov/n be Molten dovvn,'^^'^.y_-.' ''"' 

In tliy pure Love diirolving. " ^"-^"^ 

O 5/o«; Rock, fave thy poor Flock ;~;.:>/^^ 
Thy faithful Word remember, V."/^ ^^..-^^ 
Conhrni the Hands, and break the Bands . 

Of each diftreiled Member. y :^..'^^-- 

^hy^^ill be known, thy Horn be blown 7\ ^^r'' 
For Joy and JubiUtini: .• j .^•';^ -^^^r 

All Nations round in Peace be found, '" . :* 
' Thy SMath Celebrating. 

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D^\V'^ ^^ig^^t was 1 coniphining 
Ot my trouble, Lortl, to thee\ 
I long'd allwavs for tli' obtamius 
Of a fafc Delivuy. 

Travellers vvoi.'ld have their ri^y 
Tq their End without delay. 
Soiiave I been oft dcliring 
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I ;' Ronnd about with Thorns and Stings ^ 

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; ;, To a World of Sufferings. 

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In tumultuous Waves and Noife •, 
So are we by mifchiefs hurry'd. 
Tip and down, till v/e are bury'd. 

World and Sin, yea Hell and Devil, 
Joyn with our'owu Flcfh and Bloody 
To afliid the Soul with Evil, ' 
And deflroy all that is good. 
Cares and CroHes every Day 
Take our Pieafure here away. 
Doleful is our Lif's Beginnin^^ ^ 
Woful always, for our Sinning! 

The Sun rlfing every Mo-ning, 
Every Evening ihc Sun fct. 
Seems to m'^ us a new Warning 
Of mifchfevous Snaies and Ncr. 

Thus we fpend our Days and Nights' 
ThrongM with ilgh?, and harM with frights; 
\\'^cr!::a;id Slave to be maintain'd, 
-Eat uitii 'icdis, what vrc have gain'd. 

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Chrill, Eternal Morning-Ilar, 
Sbev/ me, whereupon to faflcn *, 
My Redenier be not far. 

Oafiill me, that I may 
' Die with Peace and Joy this Day. 
Thou art able to Enlighten 
P^rknefsj wherewith Death would fright eiu 

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JHcquihus irt Terris^ & ^xts mlhl Magnus k'^o^o^ 

^svi^iSrz:^Cz_ Firgif." la 'Engli[h thus. ^3;; J;^ . 

Say, and thoa'rt my /Jf oiT^, in what Land 

Is Heav'ns wide Space in Cnbits Three contain'd ? 

The Soiutlen. , To the Tune of, S/^^ to: the Lord. 

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HOW^ long,, vain Main, dofl: thou_ fo eagre ffy^ 
To meet thy God mV/;^//t, beyond the Sky ? 
Outward is Piill hut AUtters Region Dark. 
lie's evVy- where ^ ' but' ilill ffithln the Bark.., 
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Ifh' Afcent ftill tow'rds the Centre^ and the Crown. 
Thy Way's too L(7«^,vYithdraw from r4i^tcrs"6o\ind, 
AndHeav'ns bright Qrbs may in thy SelfhQ foiind. 

God's proper P/^ctf Region of5f/V/Ms.^' 
■//w^ Borders on it.'Scek'n: thou Realms of Blifs? 
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With Grace, and Truth, and Might VicTiorious. 
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And this we-fhall not thank 'em for. 
He keeps the Field with Flaming Sw.ord 
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Goods, Honour, Chilu or Wife \ 
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Thro' Chrifl the Lord's rnofi: glorious Wounds. 
Their Number's FivC) and iMufick's Five 
Love's moil harmonious Concord give. 
No Notes fo clear, nor Voice fo fvvcct 
As grateful Praife at Jefiis Feet. 
Strike up again, charm Ears and Hearts •, ' ' 

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Ye Heiiv'niy Hofus, that 5ung on High^.^. 
When Jefiis did in th' Manger lie, "'-v 
Defcend and with us joyn, let's all 
Together down before him fall. 
Then Rif' and 5ing, to God on high, 
Be Glory Peace on Earth ; and cry. 
Good VV I to ch' Male and Female Train* 
ThenSin;^ united, Chrif} does Rei^n. 

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All Glory be to God on high. 
On Earth, Peace and Profoerity. 
Be thofe that bear his Image Bleft. 
To all Inferior Creatures Reft. 
Hallelujah ! The Lord does Reign j 
All things are now Reftor'd again. '^' 
The 5on Rcfign the Kingdom fhall : 
And God be Father All in All. 



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